Bedeutung von “preen” — Learner’s Dictionary

preen

verb [ I, T ] us uk /priːn/
BIRD

If a bird preens or preens itself, it makes its feathers clean and tidy.

PERSON

to try to look attractive:

When you've finished preening, perhaps we can go out.
[ often reflexive ] The actors preened themselves in the dressing room.

(Definition von “preen” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)